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Love of sports make high school post a natural for Sena

Over the course of the past 21 years – and several athletic directors – Mimi Sena has loved every minute of her job as the athletics secretary at Fort Stockton High School. Sena was born in …

Fort Stockton City Council Agenda

Here is the Fort Stockton City Council agenda for Feb. 25

Nelson St. Theatre moves closer to completion

The Board of Directors of Fort Stockton Community Theatre is having a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Nelson Street Theatre on Monday, Feb. 24, at 5:30 p.m., with a reception immediately …

Early voting opens today; Democrat Party absentee ballots being resent after name omitted

Absentee ballots for Democrats voting in Pecos County that were sent out contained an error, and new absentee ballots are being sent out today via overnight mail. Jaime Escuder who is running for …

DPS seeks public's help with information on fatal hit-and-run

 The Texas Department of Public Safety is seeking the public help with its investigation of a fatal hit-and-run incident in Odessa on Friday, Feb. 14 in Odessa. According to the DPS, at about …
Opinion
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

LETTER: Thanks for local efforts for veterans

I am originally from Fort Stockton, but I left in 1963 to join the Air Force and when I retired after 24 years I settled in Austin! This year I decide to attend the Veterans Day events in Fort …
GUEST COMMENTARY

Can Fort Stockton reclaim its title as the Spring City of Texas?

If you had driven through Fort Stockton in the 1940s or ridden with the Conquistadors claiming lands for the Spanish King in the 1600s, something would have stuck out to you: water. Comanche …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Do not use drinking water for fracking

Dear Editor: When the City of Fort Stockton purchased the property known as Blue Ridge Farms nearly 20 years ago, it was for the expressed purpose of “securing a supply of drinking water for the …
LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Public display of the American flag in historic places is important

Public display of the American flag in historic places is important. Beyond that it is a wonderful privilege that comes with responsibilities- one of them is to know and follow the protocol which …
EDITORIAL

Legislature rams through amendment making it easier to raise property taxes without adequate notice

This is a sad day in the history of governance in Texas.Saturday night, in less than an hour's time,  both houses of the Texas Legislature overwhelmingly approved an amendment to the property …
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